On Sunday 08 July 2007 14:37:01 Manish Singh wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 08, 2007 at 02:42:22PM -0700, David Southwell wrote:
> > I rather gather there are those who disparage gimpshop and wish it to
> > fail and those who wish it to succeed but are afraid of offending some
> > members of the former group.
> > Maybe gimp could benefit from a more catholic and generous approach being
> > espoused by everyone.
> Maybe the creator of GimpShop should have respected the GIMP community
> instead of rejecting it. He did not consult anyone on any of the GIMP
> lists at all as to proper approaches, or even showed any interest in
> actually making useful contributions.
> Since GimpShop rejects the GIMP community, we respect that decision and
> do not support it here. If you have issues with this, take it up with
> the people who do GimpShop. They can't reject the community yet expect
> simultaneously expect it to provide support.
This is a developer grudge centric response.
There are millions of trained photoshop users out there. Most modern software
seperates the view or (GUI) from the Model and the controller. This means
that developing alternative skins (gui's) becomes s straightforward process.
Maybe this discussion could be turned into examining the question -- How easy
would it be to focus on facilitating the development of alternative skins
(gui's) for gimp?
A gui that emulates photoshop is really needed .
Really gimpshop is part of gimp.. the version of gimpshop running on my system
depends upon the latest version of gimp.
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